Polymer Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to Polymer citations, reference lists, in-text citations, and bibliographies.
The complete, comprehensive guide shows you how easy citing any source can be. Referencing books, youtube videos, websites, articles, journals, podcasts, images, videos, or music in Polymer.

How to do citations in Polymer style?
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How do you cite a book in the Polymer referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in Polymer using placeholders:
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F.N. Last Name, Title, Edition, Publisher, City, 2000.
So if we want to cite, for example, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” by Joanne K. Rowling we’d do so like this:
Polymer citation:
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J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, 1st ed., Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, London, 1997.
And an in-text citation book citation in Polymer looks like this: [1]

How to reference a journal article in the Polymer citation style?
How do you cite scientific papers in Polymer format?

Here’s a Polymer journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameA.F., Author3 LastnameA.F., Title, Container. Volume (2000) pages Used. https://doi.org/DOI.
So if we want to reference this scientific article: “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?” by C. Petit and J.M. Sieffermann in Polymer:
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C. Petit, J. Sieffermann, Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?, 18 (2007) 161-172. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a website in a paper in Polymer style?

Here’s an Polymer example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameA.F., Author2 LastnameA.F., Title, (2000). https://www.example.com (accessed February 27, 2020).
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
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M. Tran, Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President, (2008). https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed February 27, 2020).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video Polymer

Here’s a Polymer citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName, Title, YouTube. (2000). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed February 27, 2020).
So how to cite a video Polymer?
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Pixar, Pizza Clip — Inside Out, YouTube. (2015). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed February 27, 2020).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using Polymer referencing style

It is becoming more and more common to reference podcasts in essays or other school work.
Here’s how to reference a podcast it in Polymer.
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F. Lastname, Title, (2000). http://www.example.com (accessed February 27, 2020).
Podcast referencing example in Polymer using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life, 640: Five Women, (2018). https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women (accessed February 27, 2020).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Polymer referencing style?

An example song citation in Polymer.
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F. Lastname, Song Title, 2000. http://www.example.com (accessed February 27, 2020).
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Polymer:
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The Beatles, Here Comes the Sun, 1969. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150 (accessed February 27, 2020).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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